Say Hello To Music Theory
Learn Music Theory Online and Pass Your Exam
Brought to you by graduates of the Royal Academy of Music, Hello Music Theory provides digital teaching resources and study materials to help you, your students or your child study for and pass an ABRSM music theory exam.
We’re completely obsessed with music theory and our goal is that no one will fail their theory exam.
Some of our Latest Lessons and Guides
We’re publishing free music lessons every week. Check out some of our latest ones below.
Western music structure is primarily based on the diatonic scale, with major and minor variations in each key. Within the diatonic scale are seven musical modes, specific tonal patterns that create…
The ukulele, a Hawaiian instrument that’s seen a spike in popularity in recent years, is a small stringed guitar-like instrument. While popularized by Hawaiian cultural exports, it was originally created…
For more than 2,000 years, traditional Irish music has been popular among its locals since it was first brought to the country by the Celts. It was only since the…
if you’ve ever tried to play the piano, you’ll know how difficult can be. But, imagine trying to play it without ever having seen a piano keyboard and you’ll realize…
Are you looking to buy a trombone but it’s your first one so not sure what to look for? Don’t know how much to spend or what type to go…
In Western music, most compositions use either a major or minor diatonic scale. But within the diatonic system are seven musical modes based on seven differing scales. These modes include Ionian, Phrygian,…
Every performer wants to be unique and to inject something special into each performance. At the same time, music is written in a structured format with rules and conventions that…
You may not think of France as a country that is famous for its pianists. However, over the centuries, many French piano players have risen to fame and left their…
Gregorian chant has been a considerable part of sacred music since the 9th and 10th centuries. The melancholy beauty of its chorus pervaded the vast worship halls of great early…
Our Music Theory Resources
Currently, we have four different resources that you can download from our website. Find out more about them below.
Music Theory Practice Papers
Want to pass your music theory exam? Then you need to sit some music theory practice papers before the big day. We’ve put together 25 pdf practice exams based on the last 6 years of ABRSM past papers to help you prepare and pass the first time.
Our mock exams are available to download instantly plus they come with all the model answers so you can check where you’re going wrong and get an idea of how to answer them.
Music Theory Worksheets
Put into practice everything you’re learning with our PDF music theory worksheets. We’ve put together over 180 pages of worksheets and more than 1800 exercises going in-depth into all the topics that you need to know about to pass your music theory exam.
Covering grades 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 our pdf worksheets come with all the model answers so you can mark them yourself. They’ve been used by teachers, parents, and students all over the world in over 80 countries.
Music Theory Study Guides
We’re writing simple and easy-to-use music theory study guides to help you learn and revise music theory on your own.
Written in simple to understand English with hundreds of examples our range of study guides are guaranteed to help you finally understand music theory.
Music Theory Video Courses
Everyone learns in a different way, some prefer to read a book, others prefer in-person teachers, and others like to watch videos. To help those of you who are more visual learners, we’re currently creating a series of music theory video courses teaching you everything you need to know for the ABRSM music theory syllabus.
Each video course is made up of dozens of videos covering exactly what you need to know explained in a simple and jargon-free way to help you understand and internalize how to read and write music correctly.
What People Are Saying About Us
Our lessons, worksheets, and exams have been downloaded by thousands of students, parents, and teachers in over 60 countries all over the world. Here’s what some of them had to say.
“I received my results yesterday and achieved 100% on my first exam. Your resources really helped me prepare well for my exam, and I was confident and relaxed.”Tammy – Student, South Africa
“My son used only the worksheets and practice tests and got a high mark in the ABRSM Grade 5 theory. Thank you Dan. I owe my sons success to you!”Kauser – Parent, Dubai
“We worked through the grade 1 practice papers for my daughter’s exam and found them invaluable preparation resources. I have just ordered the grade 2 practice papers for the next exam session.”Lorraine – Parent, UK